The world’s cryptocurrency is now worth more than $1 trillion, with bitcoin accounting for a large majority of the value. The price of the oldest virtual currency has risen to almost $40,000, pushing the value of all bitcoins in circulation up to more than $700 billion.
Ether, the cryptocurrency of the Ethereum network, is now worth more than $140 billion. Then there’s a long list of less valuable cryptocurrencies, including Tether at $22 million, Litecoin at $11 million, and Bitcoin Cash at $8 billion.
Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto is believed to own around 1 million bitcoins. Most of these were